Oct. 20, 2006
PHILADELPHIA - Rob Sullivan has been named the Saint Joseph's director of men's basketball operations, it was announced by head coach Phil Martelli. Sullivan joins the staff after completing his Hawk playing career in 2006.
Sullivan joined the Hawks his sophomore year, 2003-04, earning a spot on the team as a walk-on. He was part of the SJU teams which compiled a 73-28 record in those three season, while advancing to the NCAA Elite Eight in 2004 and finishing as the runner-up in the 2005 NIT.
Sullivan will oversee various adminstrative duties with the program, including travel, summer camp, activities and community service projects, while acting as a liasion between the program and the Hawk Hoop Club.
The native of Philadelphia, PA, received the Daniel J. Cummins, Jr. Memorial Award for spirit in 2005 and the William Bennett Memorial Award for dedication and loyalty in 2006.
Over the years, he has served as an instructor and counselor at the basketball camps for SJU, his alma mater La Salle College High School, and Future Stars Basketball Academy.
Sullivan, who graduated from Saint Joseph's in May, 2006, with a degree in food marketing, received mention on both the SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll and the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.